In accordance with the July 1, 2021 Step 3 of the BC Restart plan, employers are no longer required to maintain a COVID-19 Safety Plan, and can instead transition to communicable disease prevention.
As of July 7th 2021, The Gallery and Lodge Manager has put in place appropriate Skwachàys Communicable Disease Prevention measures, in accordance with WorkSafe BC Health and Safety directions and information and under the Provincial Health Officer Statement for Employers on Transitioning from COVID-19 Safety Plans to Communicable Disease Plans, June 17, 2021. Updated orders of the Provincial Health Officer have been reviewed including ORDER OF THE PROVINCIAL HEALTH OFFICER (Pursuant to Sections 30, 31, 32 and 39 (3) Public Health Act, S.B.C. 2008) GATHERINGS AND EVENTS –July 7, 2021 and ORDER OF THE PROVINCIAL HEALTH OFFICER (Pursuant to Sections 30, 31, 32, and 39 (3) Public Health Act, S.B.C. 2008) FOOD AND LIQUOR SERVING PREMISES - June 30, 2021.
As of September 28th, 2021, with the new order of the Provincial Health Officer on mandatory masks, the Skwachàys Lodge Communicable Disease Prevention measures were updated for face coverings (required) in indoor public spaces – visitors, operators and workers.
The following key COVID-19 Safety Plan measures and updated Public Health Orders of the Provincial Health Officer (July 7 and June 30th) are being maintained by staff, guests, visitors and volunteers:
By Order (June 17th) for inside events:
No more than 50 persons, or 50% of the seated operating capacity of the place, excluding event staff, whichever number is greater, are present.
Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required, by order of the Provincial Health Officer. Please have your official proof of vaccination and government-issued photo ID ready. Thank you for helping to keep our community safe.
If there is a food or drink station:
Seating of event participants, excluding event organizers is required, is required except when accessing self serve food and drink stations.